Pumpkin Fritters

Pumpkin Fritters

I had pumpkin fritters that were bought from Woolies and although I enjoyed them, there is nothing like home made pumpkin fritters doused in cinnamon sugar to deal with a comfort food craving. I turned to a trusty book by Lannice Snyman called tortoises and...
Mushroom tarts

Mushroom tarts

These mushroom tarts are amazing, they are like little crustless quiches that you make in a muffin pan and are perfect for picnics, lunch boxes or something special for the road instead of sandwiches. You really must try these, they are fantastic and so easy. (makes...
Easy flapjack recipe

Easy flapjack recipe

Following on with the baking theme after the Easy cheese muffin recipe, I have this fantastic crumpet recipe that produces the fluffiest crumpets I have ever made. I have added cinnamon to the mixture for a flavor difference but it is not essential to the recipe. Try...
Buttermilk pancakes

Buttermilk pancakes

There are few things better than smell of freshly cooking pancakes in the morning and this buttermilk pancake recipe is just what the doctor ordered. The challenge is to get them to the plate without eating them yourself as soon as they are done. What you will find as...
Bacon and cheese muffins

Bacon and cheese muffins

These bacon and cheese muffins are great for quick breakfasts and anytime snacks. You can make them with or without the chives but the chives make them a really fantastic savoury muffin. You can also throw in a handful of corn kernels instead of the chives which makes...
Rock cakes

Rock cakes

Every now and then while at the bread counter, I spot these rock cakes which are great for any anytime snack with your tea. They are really simple, excellent for lunch boxes and really just great to have around the kitchen. They are uncomplicated to make and are...
Perfect scones

Perfect scones

The secret to great scones is in the handling of the dough, be gentle with it and you will have a perfect batch of light, high scones. They really are simple to make and there is little better than scones straight from the oven, heaped with jam. What you need 2 ½ cups...
Apple fritters

Apple fritters

These remind me so much of my childhood and I remember distinctly how they would be consumed the instant they came out of the pot. Definitely not for weight watchers, but then we all deserve a treat from time to time. This is an old fashioned recipe and Oh so well...
Yorkshire pudding

Yorkshire pudding

Yorkshire pudding is really great with a beef roast but for some reason they can be really difficult to make, so we turned to trusty Delia Smith and Jamie Oliver for a fool proof method. The secret is in heating the oil first, so for Yorkshire pudding made right every...
Carrot cup cakes

Carrot cup cakes

These are really great and can be eaten with or without the icing. Spoil the kids this weekend! Cup cakes 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 3 cups finely shredded carrots (a food processor is great for this) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground...